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Instrument and method for restoring motion to a polyaxial screw
A polyaxial screw head remobilizer for remobilizing a screw body member relative to a head of a polyaxial bone screw includes a barrel body, a handle assembly,...
Vertebral osteosynthesis assembly formed by a vertebral osteosynthesis
material and instruments for placing...
In this assembly; each connecting piece comprises engaging means situated outside said conduit for engaging a connecting bar and outside said conduit for...
Spinal rod link reducer
The present invention includes a rod link reducer of a spinal fixation system that includes a first and a second spinal rod manipulator; a first spinal rod...
Variable angle connection assembly
In a preferred embodiment, the present invention provides a connection assembly that can be used to securely connect a spinal implant to a bone anchor. In...
The automatically lengthening implant includes: a body defining internally an axial housing that opens out, at one end, via a mouth and that presents, at its...
Spinal correction system actuators
A spinal correction system for implantation in a patient, the system including a reciprocating adjuster and/or a resistance adjuster coupled to a stabilizing...
Device for compression across fractures
A bone fixation device includes a first element extending from a first head to a first shaft along a first longitudinal axis and having a first channel...
Bone connection material
The present invention provides a bone connection material that includes an internal layer. The internal layer is formed by braiding a plurality of filaments....
The present invention discloses an orthopedic external fixation device, an orthopedic external fixation system, and method of assembling the orthopedic external...
Uterine lavage for embryo retrieval
A device for recovering one or more blastocysts from the uterus of a human includes an outer guide member for insertion into a cervical canal of the human. The...
An obstetrical instrument includes an elongated handle and a fetal head support portion coupled with a distal end of the elongated handle.
Needle shielding device
A needle-based medical device and method of manufacturing the same are disclosed. A needle device includes a hub having a longitudinal axis; a needle having a...
Flexible cannula and obturator
A cannula system provides a cannula formed of a soft conformable material such as silicone and having an exterior thread. The cannula lacks rigidity, especially...
Nasal guide and method of use thereof
One embodiment provides a nasal guide. The nasal guide includes a pair of supports adapted to be positioned adjacent nostrils of a nose of a patient. The nasal...
Method and apparatus for directed device placement in the cerebral
ventricles or other intracranial targets
Apparatus for directed cranial access to a site includes a guidepiece and a receptacle. The receptacle includes a lower part having a rim and a base, and a...
Surgical instrument equipment appropriate for mini-invasive surgery
Equipment of surgical instruments suitable for minimally invasive surgery, comprised by a multivalve device with adjustable separator to enter the patient's...
Image guided whole body stereotactic needle placement device
The invention provides a an image guided whole body stereotactic needle placement device, for inserting needles or any such medical devices at a desired precise...
Clot removal system and method
A clot removal system includes first and second barriers that each have an expanded configuration forming an occlusion within a vessel and a collapsed...
Surgical cutting instrument
Catheter assembly in which the catheter sleeve is provided with a flexible tip at its distal end for carrying out medical procedures. In order to be able to...
Intervertebral disc treatment apparatus
A method of at least partially removing the nucleus pulposus of an intervertebral disc comprising the nucleus and an annulus surrounding the nucleus is...
Compact endoscopic surgical blade assembly and method of use thereof
An endoscopic surgical device comprising a slotted clear cannula, a blade and a housing, wherein the cannula is attached to the housing, and wherein the blade...
Surgical instruments with articulating shafts
Various embodiments are directed to articulatable surgical instruments. Some embodiments comprise an end effector to treat tissue, where the end effector...
Medical retrieval devices and related methods of use
A medical device that may include a plurality of branch members forming a basket movable between a collapsed configuration and an expanded configuration is...
Methods and apparatus for treating embolism
A method and apparatus for treating a clot in the blood vessel of a patient, and particularly the treatment of a pulmonary embolism is disclosed. The treatment...
Low profile patient specific cutting blocks for a knee joint
A low profile patient specific cutting block for a knee comprises a plurality of bone interfacing portions and a cutting slot. The plurality of bone interfacing...
Total hip replacement surgical guide tool
Disclosed herein is a surgical guide tool for use in total hip replacement surgery. The surgical guide tool may include a customized mating region and a...
Method for orienting an acetabular cup and instruments for use therewith
A patient-specific acetabular guide for use in orienting an acetabular component with respect to an acetabulum of a patient as part of a surgical procedure...
Humeral cut guide
A humeral cut guide system for resectioning or resurfacing a humeral head. The humeral cut guide system includes a primary cut guide member configured to be...
Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools
Disclosed herein are methods, compositions and tools for repairing articular surfaces repair materials and for repairing an articular surface. The articular...
Olecranon fracture fixation system
An olecranon fracture fixation system includes an intramedullary core that is dimensioned for insertion in an intramedullary canal of the bone, and a hollow...
A bone reamer includes a first member having a first hub and a second member having a second hub. The first hub can extend along a first axis and have a pair of...
Fracture alignment device
A fracture alignment device to immobilize a patient's limb during a surgical procedure having an inner flexible layer and an outer flexible layer of fluid...
Apparatus and method to stop bleeding
A hemostatic device is provided to stop bleeding at a puncture site on the wrist of a patient, the device comprising a transparent flexible band to be wrapped...
Surgical clip applier with dissector
A surgical clip applier is provided including a housing; at least one handle pivotably connected to the housing; a channel assembly extending distally from the...
Endograft devices and methods to use the same
Various endograft assemblies and methods for using the same. In at least one embodiment of an endograft assembly of the present disclosure, the endograft...
Tissue ligation devices and methods therefor
Described here are closure devices and methods for ligating tissue, such as the left atrial appendage. The closure devices may comprise a snare loop assembly...
Surgical implant devices and methods for their manufacture and use
This disclosure is directed toward sealable and repositionable implant devices that are provided with one or more improvements that increase the ability of...
Robotically powered surgical device with manually-actuatable reversing
A surgical tool for use with a robotic system that includes a tool drive assembly that is operatively coupled to a control unit of the robotic system that is...
Single-trigger clamping and firing of surgical stapler
An exemplary surgical apparatus includes an end effector; and a handle operationally connected to the end effector, the handle including a trigger and a mode...
Surgical instrument comprising a firing system including a compliant
A surgical instrument can comprise a first jaw, a second jaw, and a firing system configured to be advanced relative to the first jaw and the second jaw. The...
Surgical fastening apparatus
A surgical fastening apparatus includes a fastener retaining frame having a first annular portion having a plurality of retainers circumferentially disposed...
Delivering pelvic floor repair implants
A medical device for the delivery of pelvic floor repair implants within a pelvic region of a body includes a handle, an elongated shaft member, and a head. A...
Manufacturing method of an eyeless suture needle
A pipe element tube 23 is manufactured by a manufacturing method including step S1-1 for obtaining the pipe element tube 23 by rolling a stainless steel plate...
Releasable suture clamp and suture anchor assembly including same
A suture anchor assembly includes a length of suture having an anchor attached to an end thereof. A releasable suture clamp is disposed in a clamped...
Method and apparatus for coupling soft tissue to a bone
A method and apparatus for coupling a soft tissue implant into a locking cavity formed within a bone is disclosed. The method includes bringing a bone cutting...
Systems and methods for accessing an intervertebral disc space in a body
of a patient
A method for accessing an intervertebral disc space in a patient's body involves making an incision in a region of the patient's body that permits access to the...
Instrument access device
An instrument access device comprises first, second and third instrument seals for sealing around instruments extended through the device. The seals have...
Method of using a surgical tissue retractor
A method of performing an operation, e.g. a spinal operation, on a patient using a retractor comprising a pair of blade assemblies which are adapted to open...
Monorail system for vascular closure device and methods
A tissue puncture closure assembly including a wire assembly and first and second devices. The wire assembly includes a first wire member and a second wire...
Self closing tissue fastener
A self-closing tissue fastener for use in wound closure and surgery has, in an annular configuration, a central ring; tissue-piercing spines projecting from a...